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TEIGNMOUTH CHESS CLUB

 

CONSTITUTION

 

Dated May 2018

 

  • The Club shall be known as the Teignmouth Chess Club,ts aim is to foster and encourage the game of chess, and to provide its members with facilities to help improve and enjoy their play

 

  • The Club shall be managed by a Committee of four, consisting of, President, Secretary, Treasurer and Competition Secretary

 

  • All members of the Committee shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting, which will be held in May

 

  • The Committee shall meet at the beginning of each season to make arrangements for the Club and League tournaments

 

  • The annual subscription shall be fixed at the Annual General Meeting each year

 

  • The entry of all new members is subject to approval by the Committee

 

  • The annual subscription is due and is payable at the start of each season (September)

 

  • Arrangements for staged payments of the membership fee may be arranged at the discretion of the committee

 

  • A season shall last from the start of September until the end of August the following year

 

  • An annual general meeting (AGM) will be held in May. For an Annual General Meeting to be held at least 14 days notice, together with the Agenda, must be given to each Club Member

 

  • For an Extraordinary General Meeting to be held, it must be requested for in writing by at least three members, and must state the reason/s to be discussed. Only these reason/s may be discussed at the meeting. The request is put to the committee and a E.G.M will be arranged as soon possible

 

  • The Committee shall have the power to deal with all issues not provided for in these rules

 

  • All competition games shall be played in accordance with the rules of The British Chess Federation, a copy of which shall at all times be available in the Club Room

 

  • The Match Captain shall keep the results of all league matches and the Competition Secretary the results of all matches in Club tournaments.

 

  • These rules must not be altered except at an Annual General Meeting. Notice of any proposed alterations must be given in writing to a member of the committee at least 4 weeks in advance of the meeting. All such proposed rules or alterations must be notified to each Club Member at the same time as the notice convening the meeting

 

  • These rules automatically cancel all previous rules